- Make sure cranes have functional anti-two blocking devices to automatically shut off the crane when the rigging on the hoist line gets close to the sheave at the end of the crane boom.
- Make sure miners stay clear of suspended loads and use taglines when necessary for steadying or guiding suspended loads.
- Make sure miners conduct thorough pre-operational inspections of all machinery, equipment, and tools prior to use.
This is the 23rd fatality reported in 2022, and the eighth classified as “Machinery.”
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